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  • 22 Nov 2022 6:16 PM | Anonymous



    Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

    Department of Occupational Therapy


    Clinical Assistant Professor - Occupational Therapy

    The Department of Occupational Therapy at Boston University is seeking a dynamic clinical faculty member to teach and advise students in our entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (EL-OTD) program. Primary responsibilities will include teaching theory and practice courses and advising in the entry-level graduate professional program. Engagement in research and/or scholarship is required and supported.

    Boston University is an AAU institution with a long and distinguished tradition of dedication to inclusion and social justice. The College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College includes diversity as one of our strategic goals. We are especially committed to increasing the participation of underrepresented groups at BU and throughout our professional organizations.

    Members of the department of Occupational Therapy believe that the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the continuing excellence of our distinguished research and academic programs. We are looking for colleagues who support our ongoing commitment to ensuring that BU, its fieldwork and Capstone partners, and the profession of occupational therapy are inclusive, equitable, diverse places where everyone is fully supported in pursuing their professional and educational goals.

    The Department of Occupational Therapy is part of a vibrant academic and research community that includes the College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, other academic units of Boston University, and the metro Boston area. The Department has a strong tradition of excellence in professional education, active involvement in national and international professional activities, and development and dissemination of knowledge that contributes to the health and well-being of individuals and society. We emphasize developing a holistic understanding of client’s occupational lives, needs and goals with a unique, integrated EL-OTD curriculum.

    Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree, current certification as an occupational therapist, and eligibility for Massachusetts licensure. The ideal candidate will have 4 years of clinical experience, experience teaching either in an academic or practice setting and will have a program of scholarship. For more information about the Department and Sargent College, visit bu.edu/sargent/ot.

    The appointment begins on September 1, 2023, for a term of three years, renewable. This is a 9-month appointment at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, non-tenured. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of how your teaching and/or scholarship aligns with inclusive practices, and contact information for three references to:

    Tatiana Pontes, PhD, OTR Search Committee Chair Email: tpontes@bu.edu

    Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


  • 13 Nov 2022 7:19 PM | Anonymous

    Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

    Department of Occupational Therapy

    Two Clinical Assistant Professor positions in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program

    The Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science, Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program at the University of Vermont (UVM) is currently searching for two full time, 9-month clinical faculty positions at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor to begin in August, 2023.

    Successful candidates must be an occupational therapist with at least 2 years of clinical practice experience as an occupational therapist, be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Vermont, and hold a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE- recognized institutional accrediting agency. An academic doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D, D.Sc) is strongly preferred as well as candidates with curriculum development experience and teaching experience at the college level. The ideal candidate will have clinical experience and advanced certifications in the area of adult rehabilitation, neuro-rehabilitation, or mental health, although other clinical practice areas will be considered. The UVM entry-level OTD program is a developing program; thus, we are seeking candidates with flexible and creative thinking who can help grow our program.

    Preference will be given to candidates who have a record of

    •      Successful teaching at the college level and/or related field experience
    •     Experience with the ACOTE accreditation process
    •     Advising students
    •      Building successful partnerships with community agencies
    •    Promoting and engaging in practices that support student engagement and active learning
    •   Collaborating with university faculty and the community of practice.

    Responsibilities for these positions include teaching, developing scholarship, assisting with the accreditation process, and performing service and clinical practice to support and advance the missions of the department, college, and university.

    The Department and Program

    The UVM Entry-Level Doctorate in Occupational Therapy program is currently in the candidacy phase of accreditation. It is designed with a strong experiential learning component that blends the art and science of the occupational therapy profession. It is an integral component of the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The successful candidate will join a department with tenure track faculty, clinical faculty, lecturers and staff that are dedicated to educating undergraduate and graduate students across eight programs.

    The University

    Established in 1791, the University of Vermont is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States. Our academic programs combine faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution. UVM’s tradition of equity and social justice extends not only to faculty, staff, and students, but also is reflected in a commitment to environmentally sound and sustainable practices.

    The College

    The college is home to more approximately 1200 students in eight different health professions comprising seven undergraduate and six graduate degree programs including an interdisciplinary PhD. The College is committed to inter-professional education and practice and educational innovation. We are part of an academic health sciences center including Vermont’s tertiary care hospital, the Larner College of Medicine and a state of the art interdisciplinary clinical simulation laboratory, within proximity to the University campus. The College priorities focus on striving for excellence in research, teaching, and learning and interprofessional education while promoting practice collaborations within a stimulating Academic Medical Center environment.

    The CommunityB

    UVM is located in Burlington, Vermont, which is rated as one of the best small cities in the country. The greater Burlington area has an increasingly diverse population of about 125,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on the shore of Lake Champlain, between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. The surrounding area provides an environment rich in cultural, civic and recreational activities. Vermont has a deep history of social activism and political participation. It offers many opportunities for collaborative partnerships in community and state-wide human service and social change organizations in multiple fields of practice, including state agencies.

    For more detailed information about us, visit our web pages for the Occupational Therapy program https://www.uvm.edu/cnhs/rms/entry-level-occupational-therapy-doctorate-otd; the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences https://www.uvm.edu/cnhs/rms; the College of Nursing and Health Sciences www.uvm.edu/cnhs; and the University of Vermont www.uvm.edu.

    The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service and research, scholarship or creative arts. We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Grounds: Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Openness, Justice and Responsibility. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.

    The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please go to through the UVM job application portal: www.uvmjobs.com and search for the position using the department name “Rehabilitation & Movement Science.” Submit, through the portal: 1) a letter of interest detailing qualifications, teaching philosophy, clinical expertise, 2) a separate statement on how you will contribute to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence at the University of Vermont, 3) a current CV, and 4) contact information for three professional references.

    Questions may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Victoria Priganc, victoria.priganc@med.uvm.edu.


  • 08 Nov 2022 8:06 AM | Anonymous


    KidSHINE LLC Pediatric Occupational Therapy

    “Creating Strong Bodies.  Strong Minds.  Strong Hearts, And Helping Kids SHINE”

    Are you looking for a new opportunity to join a collaborative, passionate and fun-loving team? Our KidSHINE “perfect fit” candidate….

    • demonstrates empathy, positive energy, commitment, and wants to be a part of a welcoming, caring community.
    • desires to work with children in multiple settings, including traditional 1:1 outpatient OT treatment sessions, in schools, and in our novel group programs, including our evidence based ExerSHINE Kids POWER Bootcamp Program.
    • has a passion for integrating fitness and exercise into sessions and groups
    • wants to grow and thrive with our team, through training, mentorship, and future opportunities for leadership
    • is skilled at supporting each child's unique learning style and recognizing how to empower each child to achieve motor milestones and functional independence.
    • is comfortable performing and writing comprehensive OT evaluations that identify specific areas of strength and areas of growth that will impact a child's participation in daily occupations (play, school and self care).
    • is excited to utilize a play-based approach and meaningful activities that focus on a child’s specific interests, hidden strengths and talents.

    About Us

    kidSHINE LLC is a pediatric outpatient private practice that provides occupational therapy services to children on the North Shore, at our facilities in Rowley, Amesbury and Boxford, MA. kidSHINE values comprehensive treatment, open communication with parents and schools, and a commitment to providing the highest quality of care for all clients. We also utilize a unique and eclectic approach that includes both traditional pediatric frameworks and our evidence based and trademarked EXERSHINEkids POWER Bootcamp Program, which incorporates high intensity physical exercise into treatment. At kidSHINE, we strive to help children feel successful at all tasks using motivating, unique, and creative activities, games, and exercises. kidSHINE also prides itself on providing a collaborative work environment, flexible hours, career advancement, and strong benefits for all employees. In addition, our seasoned team of lead therapists are passionate about mentorship and clinical skills growth for new hires.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    We are currently seeking a licensed and experienced OTR for full time employment. Job responsibilities include:

    • Flexibility to treat in our Rowley, Amesbury, and Boxford, MA locations
    • Providing individual treatment to clients with varied diagnoses and needs
    • Weekly (faded to bi-weekly) supervision meetings
    • Writing daily SOAP notes and communicating with parents at the end of each session
    • Running bootcamp groups, KidSHINE birthday parties, and summer group programs
    • Completion of evaluations and assessment write ups

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Licensed and registered in the state of MA as an OTR
    • Dual licensure in NH is a plus
    • Current CPR and first aid certification
    • At least 1 year of experience working as an OTR in a pediatric setting (working with children aged preschool through elementary school, including children with SPD, ASD, and ADHD)
    • Comfortability running groups
    • Experience with sensory integration, handwriting programs, strengthening programs and an understanding of primitive reflexes
    • Empathy, a drive to generate creative/novel activities, and a commitment to the children you work with
    • Passion for/interest in fitness preferred

    Please forward resume to our Operations Leader, Vicky Miles at victoria@kidshine-ot.com.  We look forward to learning more about you and exploring the possibility of you becoming our newest kidSHINE team member


  • 31 Oct 2022 3:05 PM | Anonymous



    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

    Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure Track)

    The Department of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University is seeking a qualified candidate to teach a graduate level course “OTS 227: Occupational Therapy Practice in Psychosocial Dysfunction for the spring 2023 semester.” This course explores the practice of occupational therapy within the continuum of mental health service delivery including basic knowledge of mental health conditions, treatment settings, frames of references, communication, group dynamics, treatment planning, and role of OT in pharmacological treatment. It explores the health practitioner’s role in the treatment and management of these conditions, and the role of occupational therapy within the interdisciplinary treatment team.

    A master’s degree in occupational therapy is required. Doctoral degree and college level teaching experience is strongly preferred.

    All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at apply.interfolio.com/115776. Please send CV, letter of interest, sample course material, and contact information for 2 references. Note that our department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and candidates’ materials should address how they will promote these priorities in their professional career. Questions may be directed to Uma Patel, Senior Department Administrator, Department of Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155 at Uma.Patel@tufts.edu.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

    All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

    Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

    Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at oeo@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at https://oeo.tufts.edu/


  • 31 Oct 2022 3:01 PM | Anonymous


    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

    Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure Track)

    The Department of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University is seeking a qualified candidate to teach a graduate level course “OTS 209: Clinical Research” in the Spring 2023 semester. The course focuses on exploration of the components of the research process in the context of occupational therapy including developing research questions, conducting a literature search and review, data collection and data analysis, drawing conclusions from data, ethics in research, and sharing research findings. Teaching requires in person assignments.

    A Research Doctoral degree or ABD is required, and related college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred.

    All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at apply.interfolio.com/115058. Please send CV, letter of interest sample course material, and contact information for 2 references. Note that our department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and candidates’ materials should address how they will promote these priorities in their professional career. Questions may be directed to Uma Patel, Senior Department Administrator, Department of Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155 at Uma.Patel@tufts.edu

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until position is filled.

    All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

    Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

    Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at oeo@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at https://oeo.tufts.edu/


  • 25 Oct 2022 7:44 PM | Anonymous

    South Shore Therapies is currently hiring for an occupational therapist in our Hingham, Pembroke and Norwood MA locations!

    If you are interested in learning, growing, and joining forces with other exceptional therapists, South Shore Therapies is the place for you!

    South Shore Therapies is renowned for providing exceptional outpatient pediatric occupational therapy services. Our therapy team is comprised of some of the most skilled and compassionate Occupational Therapists and Speech-Language Pathologists across Massachusetts. A career at South Shore Therapies is rich in both personal and professional fulfillment, with numerous opportunities for growth. Our mentoring and extensive resources set us apart from other practices.

    Pediatric Occupational Therapist Responsibilities include:

    • Providing high quality direct intervention utilizing a combination of strategies to maximize progress
    • Conducting assessments and developing treatment plans
    • Completing documentation including daily treatment notes and progress notes
    • Educating clients and families on strategies to incorporate at home, school and in the community

    Requirements:

    • Current Massachusetts Occupational Therapy license
    • Experience working with children and their families
    • Working knowledge of pediatric treatment modalities
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Compassionate and caring team player

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
    • Comprehensive benefit package
    • Weekend stipend
    • Professional liability coverage
    • Outstanding mentoring and learning opportunities
    • Interdisciplinary collaboration within a fun and supportive environment

    If interested please contact Stacey Szklut at sszklut@southshoretherapies.com or 781-335-6663 X. 111

  • 24 Oct 2022 2:30 PM | Anonymous

    Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - Maternity Leave coverage, full-time The Children's Center for Communication and Beverly School for the Deaf (CCCBSD) offers exceptional school-based programs for children (ages 3 to 22) with unique learning, developmental, and communication challenges. The CCC and BSD Programs support 80+ students with a wide range of cognitive, physical, and developmental needs. We are seeking an experienced full-time occupational therapy assistant (COTA) to join our team of five professionals in support of the needs of our students. The occupational therapy team partners with a larger therapeutic and clinical team including physical therapists, speech and language pathologists, nurses, assistive technology specialists, vocational professionals, and a curriculum team. CCCBSD occupational therapy assistants provide integrated therapy opportunities for students ages 3 to 22. They provide direct one on one and group support to students while working collaboratively with classroom staff. CCCBSD faculty provide a 204-day schedule for students with traditional school vacations and a 24 day summer schedule. This position starts November 1st, 2022, and includes training with the Director of Occupational Therapy. Pediatric and Developmental experience preferred. Completion of an accredited COTA program and MA license required. Exceptional benefits, team setting, and professional development.

    For more information, please visit our website: cccbsd.org Contact: Chief Program Officer, Kristina Gulati- kristinagulati@cccbsd.org

  • 20 Oct 2022 12:33 PM | Anonymous

    Contact us now! 

    Karen J. Hefler, OT, OTR, FAOTA

    Rehabilitation Therapy Associates LLC

    P.O. Box 449

    Amesbury, MA 01913

    (V) 603-394-7747

    (F) 603-394-7746

    (E) rta-ot@comcast.net

    (W) www.rta-ot.com

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